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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial Sciences. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation's different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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+84 4 3756 2193
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Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting history of tribes and their costumes, houses , etc. great tribal houses in garden. First class museum.

Thank Julie R
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum offers you a great look into what the country is made up of and the 90 ethnic groups and customs. Quite the display of the various groups that are still there today!!!

Thank 64briggs
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is very large and a lot of things to see. I was surprised by the diversity of ethnic minority in Vietnam. I was interested in exploring the daily activities of each ethnic group and their individual culture including clothing, tools, customs and their...More

Thank Chloe_Nguyen83
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Reviewed yesterday

This wonderfully designed museum, made up by the aid of the Musee de l 'Home in Paris, France, is a thorough and fascinating introduction to the countless individuals that reside in what we today call Viet Nam. Not merely will it catch the wonderful variety...More

Thank Cobb D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Viet people make up 84 percent of the Vietnam population yet there are 50 plus other groups who are highlighted in this attractive museum. See their clothing, which is gorgeous, see their homes, learn about their customs, and these will richly round out your...More

Thank Patty8888
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This large museum gives a wide perspective of thebmany ethnic groups that live alongside the majority vietnanese or Kinh group. In total there are about 86 minorities from very small communities to large ones with their own customs and habits as well as languages. Several...More

Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is very fascinating. Highly recommendable for students and professionals. It showed the old simple but beautiful homes of Vietnamese, the unusual and old stairs, the "beginning and end of life" which showed the different stages of getting married, being pregnant, and death. I'll...More

Thank Rosario L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great overview of Vietnam. Never realised how many ethnic groups there are in one country but this place clearly explained it all. The recreated village long houses and tombs outside were very effective and interesting. You should visit

Thank rftu
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum will enrich your knowledge about the Vietnamese people and their culture etc.. Need atleast 2 hours to see everything in detail. Better with a guide.

Thank Jyothish3
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum has two distinct areas to visit, the outside is a wonderful walk through experience where you get to see houses built by minority cultural groups living in Vietnam, a true cultural gem to see these and walk through them to get a real...More

Thank BlondeBunny
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Irene O
17 February 2018|
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Response from Mikhail123 | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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MeganOnTheMap
30 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
如果你能能夠讀英文那就沒問題。但在這裏的說明也是很間單,如果你有導遊的話就比較長細。
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Jenni J
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kate A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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